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German billionaire Tonnes Clemens (Clemens Toennies), which in Germany is called the “sausage king”, appeared in the scandal center from-for a powerful outbreak of coronavirus at one of its meat processing plants. About it writes Bloomberg.
According to the Agency, the test results on the coronavirus more than 1,5 thousand employees of factory of the company Toennies was positive. Mainly, the infection is picked up by low paid workers from Eastern Europe who share housing and live in severe distress, says the Agency. Now German prosecutors studying business billionaire.
According to Deutsche Welle, the outbreak occurred at the plant in North Rhine-Westphalia. Due to the outbreak quarantine had to put more than 600 thousand people residing in within the region the districts of gütersloh and Warendorf.
According to Forbes, the condition of the Clemens Tonnis is 2.2 billion dollars. He owns 45 percent of German food giant Toennies, which he founded together with his brother Bernd in the 1970s. the Company specializiruetsya on the slaughter of cattle and processing of meat. The son of Tonnis Clemens Maximilian owns 5 percent of the shares of the company. The remaining half of the company owned by the son of Bernd Robert. The brother of billionaire died in the mid-1990s.
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